The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Operations Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 838 825 865
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 33 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.021% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 5
Average salary £47,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.51% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £38,450 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Operations Analyst
UK

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Security Operations Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 19 £57,500 +27.77%
South East -18 7 £47,000 +20.51% 1
West Midlands - 4 £51,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £20,000 -
Security Operations Analyst
UK

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 50 (72.46%) SIEM
2 35 (50.72%) Firewall
3 27 (39.13%) Windows
4 25 (36.23%) Snort
5 24 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (28.99%) CISSP
7 18 (26.09%) Information Security
8 17 (24.64%) Sourcefire
8 17 (24.64%) Finance
9 15 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (18.84%) Information Assurance
11 12 (17.39%) Wireshark
11 12 (17.39%) Banking
12 11 (15.94%) GIAC
12 11 (15.94%) ITIL
12 11 (15.94%) ArcSight
12 11 (15.94%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (14.49%) Symantec
13 10 (14.49%) Service Management
13 10 (14.49%) Incident Management
13 10 (14.49%) GCIH
13 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
13 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.04%) Q1 Labs
14 9 (13.04%) LogLogic
15 8 (11.59%) Law
16 7 (10.14%) ITSM
16 7 (10.14%) .NET
16 7 (10.14%) Java
16 7 (10.14%) Perl

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 24 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (17.39%) Wireshark
4 5 (7.25%) LAN
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
4 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.25%) VPN
5 4 (5.80%) Network Security
5 4 (5.80%) tcpdump
5 4 (5.80%) VLAN
5 4 (5.80%) Internet
5 4 (5.80%) MPLS
5 4 (5.80%) SAN
5 4 (5.80%) WLAN
6 2 (2.90%) HTTP
6 2 (2.90%) DNS
7 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.45%) SMTP
7 1 (1.45%) DHCP
7 1 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Banking
3 8 (11.59%) Law
4 3 (4.35%) Advertising
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.45%) Open Source
2 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.45%) Equities
2 1 (1.45%) CESG
2 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.35%) UNIX
6 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (72.46%) SIEM
2 18 (26.09%) Information Security
3 15 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (18.84%) Information Assurance
5 11 (15.94%) ITIL
5 11 (15.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (14.49%) Service Management
6 10 (14.49%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.14%) ITSM
7 7 (10.14%) Computer Forensics
7 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.70%) Cyber Security
9 5 (7.25%) Change Management
9 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
10 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.80%) Change Control
10 4 (5.80%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (5.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (5.80%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Java
1 7 (10.14%) Perl
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) CISSP
2 11 (15.94%) GIAC
3 10 (14.49%) GCIH
3 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.25%) Degree
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.35%) MCSE
7 3 (4.35%) CCNA
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.35%) CISM
7 3 (4.35%) CEH
7 3 (4.35%) GCIA
7 3 (4.35%) GSEC
8 1 (1.45%) CCSP
8 1 (1.45%) CISA
8 1 (1.45%) SSCP
8 1 (1.45%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) Snort
2 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) WSUS
1 1 (1.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Sourcefire
2 11 (15.94%) ArcSight
3 10 (14.49%) Symantec
4 9 (13.04%) Q1 Labs
4 9 (13.04%) LogLogic
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco
6 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.25%) VMware
7 4 (5.80%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.80%) HP
8 2 (2.90%) Splunk
8 2 (2.90%) McAfee
8 2 (2.90%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.45%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.45%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.45%) Qualys
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